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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Injury Lawyers in Langwathby


    You may live in Langwathby and if you do, you know that it is extremely unlikely that you would find injury lawyers in Langwathby-based as it is such a small village. However, if you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault you may be in need of the services of injury lawyers in Langwathby or ones based elsewhere in the country.

    If you have problems finding a firm of injury lawyers in Langwathby or ones anywhere else in the UK, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline as soon as you can, as you generally only have three years in which to file a personal injury compensation claim for injuries sustained in an accident that occurred in the UK.

    Injury lawyers Langwathby

    Perhaps you are looking for a firm of injury lawyers in Langwathby or elsewhere because you have been diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was the result of another person’s negligence. You also have three years in which to file a personal injury compensation claim in such cases.

    Food poisoning

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    If you are diagnosed with food poisoning after eating out, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your illness from the owner of the establishment where you ate. You may have ordered a salad with leafy greens and if these were not thoroughly washed, bacteria could have remained on them causing your illness. Meat, fish and poultry should be carefully prepared and cooked at the correct temperature for the appropriate amount of time. Don’t eat poultry which is still pink or bloody near the bones.

    When raw meat, poultry, seafood or eggs are being prepared for cooking, care should be taken so that these do not come into contact with vegetables and so on, in order to prevent cross-contamination. It isn’t just chicken that can be associated with food poisoning, as failure to thaw out a turkey properly can also result in a bout of food poisoning. As we frequently celebrate special occasions with a turkey, especially Christmas and Thanksgiving in the USA, care should be taken at all stages of preparation, cooking and storing leftovers.

    Eggs and dishes containing egg should be thoroughly cooked so that the salmonella bacteria that often lurks in them is destroyed.

    Chicken is a major culprit when it comes to food poisoning and steps have been taken in recent years by the Food Standards Agency and the Health and Safety Executive to minimize the risks to the public. However, both parties agree there is still a long way to go before the chicken on supermarket shelves is free of harmful bacteria.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you have any potential personal injury compensation claim to make, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline for advice and help.

    You can make use of one of our freephone numbers to call us at any time: phone 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Why not phone us now for expert legal advice?

    Date Published: 25th November 2013

    Author: David Brown

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